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Indicator : Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)
Description : The indicator shows the number of patents applications published (but not yet granted) in USPTO. According to WIPO, a patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in general, a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem. To get a patent, technical information about the invention must be disclosed to the public in a patent application.
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Published patent applications in USPTO (Patent)

2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 [June]
World 382,483 381,792 374,731 376,609 394,879 413,535 195,793
1 USA 181,069 185,523 182,429 179,027 185,253 188,756 88,213
2 Japan 63,536 59,768 59,123 60,089 63,552 64,007 28,997
3 China 14,065 16,808 18,569 20,626 24,488 28,644 15,599
4 South Korea 26,097 25,824 23,306 22,702 23,593 27,943 14,288
5 Germany 20,075 18,845 18,429 19,194 19,490 20,173 9,402
6 Taiwan 15,983 14,052 12,958 12,375 13,664 14,650 6,825
7 France 8,651 8,165 7,845 7,703 7,344 7,747 3,559
8 UK 6,463 6,718 6,577 6,570 7,064 7,393 3,557
9 Canada 6,610 6,682 6,259 6,311 6,641 7,095 3,222
10 Switzerland 5,142 5,236 5,430 5,308 5,255 5,556 2,727
11 Netherlands 4,685 4,703 4,703 4,853 4,784 5,088 2,195
12 Sweden 4,257 4,245 3,670 3,740 3,902 4,364 2,083
13 Italy 2,647 2,694 2,738 2,760 2,938 2,953 1,472
14 Singapore 1,937 1,742 1,852 1,820 1,874 2,325 1,032
15 Australia 1,896 1,876 1,913 1,897 2,077 2,175 976
16 Ireland 904 984 1,061 1,120 1,568 1,769 838
17 Finland 2,239 1,873 1,549 1,485 1,547 1,701 821
18 Denmark 1,550 1,528 1,528 1,452 1,679 1,731 785
19 Belgium 1,331 1,349 1,385 1,455 1,548 1,570 781
20 India 1,712 1,744 1,474 1,473 1,488 1,552 759
21 Saudi Arabia 567 646 809 870 1,219 1,197 685
22 Austria 1,423 1,411 1,311 1,300 1,393 1,355 628
23 Spain 1,056 909 906 921 922 953 462
24 Norway 780 698 665 647 740 714 366
25 Russia 469 375 355 327 379 406 210
26 New Zealand 406 386 408 356 341 395 201
27 Brazil 379 358 362 353 340 363 178
28 Luxembourg 578 490 568 517 561 478 173
29 Liechtenstein 190 189 207 219 248 251 127
30 Poland 231 243 188 222 223 201 127
31 Turkey 211 194 216 247 226 260 122
32 Czech Republic 133 144 162 182 217 175 88
33 Mexico 268 200 207 184 198 192 85
34 Portugal 93 124 106 131 138 133 83
35 UAE 96 130 126 121 113 135 66
36 Greece 94 98 96 104 109 92 61
37 Malaysia 208 174 137 118 130 102 59
38 Thailand 61 81 97 122 179 151 58
39 South Africa 182 172 168 168 143 146 57
40 Hungary 92 103 87 79 89 90 46
41 Iran 44 88 114 156 113 73 46
42 Cyprus 75 97 94 69 77 71 44
43 Chile 73 77 73 93 94 84 42
44 Argentina 63 69 60 78 60 79 33
45 Iceland 88 76 65 72 71 70 32
46 Slovenia 33 60 39 50 49 62 30
47 Colombia 58 55 36 48 51 61 25
48 Ukraine 42 34 45 52 51 46 18
49 Qatar 39 34 40 30 48 57 18
50 Estonia 30 34 31 35 45 53 16
51 Vietnam 12 11 11 20 26 46 16
52 Lithuania 29 19 26 30 26 25 14
53 Bulgaria 49 41 22 33 27 22 14
54 Philippines 43 37 28 28 38 28 13
55 Panama 22 15 14 16 10 19 12
56 Croatia 14 13 14 10 15 18 11
57 Lebanon 13 10 18 19 17 16 11
58 Slovakia 28 28 19 19 26 32 10
59 Pakistan 29 13 31 9 19 17 9
60 Uruguay 6 9 13 21 15 11 8
61 Latvia 8 11 4 11 11 15 7
62 Romania 31 19 18 10 20 19 7
63 Serbia 12 4 16 10 20 15 6
64 Peru 8 13 6 15 7 12 5
65 Kuwait 23 23 23 25 24 17 5
66 Indonesia 19 9 7 13 9 8 5
67 Egypt 30 23 15 18 15 29 4
68 North Korea 4 1 1 0 4 2 4
69 Jordan 16 15 18 21 11 3 4
70 Costa rica 23 14 4 6 16 8 4
71 Cuba 13 12 4 6 6 8 4
72 Venezuela 0 10 19 3 3 5 4
73 Georgia 6 5 2 5 5 4 3
74 Oman 1 3 2 6 2 3 3
75 Armenia 8 2 2 1 2 2 1
76 Azerbaijan 1 1 2 2 3 5 1
77 Belarus 10 12 9 9 8 5 1
78 Uzbekistan 2 3 3 3 0 4 1
79 Tunisia 11 2 5 5 6 4 1
80 Morocco 4 5 4 6 12 10 1
81 Bangladesh 5 2 4 1 2 2 1
82 Paraguay 2 0 0 0 16 2 1
83 Iraq 5 0 1 0 1 4 0
84 Kazakhstan 6 8 5 4 13 8 0
85 Algeria 2 2 0 1 0 4 0
86 Nigeria 6 3 0 5 5 7 0
87 Yemen 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
88 Syria 2 1 2 1 0 1 0
89 Bosnia 2 1 0 0 1 2 0
90 Angola 2 5 9 11 0
91 Bahrain 5 5 3 3 5 2 0
92 Afghanistan 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
93 Jamaica 6 5 8 5 3 6 0